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Aug 26, 2013 6:30pm PDT
in syria? u.n. inspectors on the ground as the u.s. considers strikes and moscow counsels restraint. >> in china, party leaders urge a heavy hand in deciding the fate of bo xilai. >> and a blast from the past as justin timberlake dominates the mtv music awards last night. >> you when chemical weapons inspectors have interviewed and taken blood samples from the end of last week realm apparent gas attack in syria. he did so in the rebel held part of damascus where they came under fire from snipers. >> the u.s. and allies have been meeting in jordan for what could the a council of war against syria. but china, russia, and countries like brazil are lobbying against military action. >> vladimir putin has told david cameron that the west has failed to provide proof that the asad regime used chemical weapons in the attack. >> the syrian opposition says this is one of two areas where as many as 1300 people were killed in chemical attacks last week. after intense international pressure, syria has granted access to the crowd -- to the site. russian media published an interview with the syria
PBS
Aug 28, 2013 6:30pm PDT
>> welcome to "the journal" coming to you live from berlin trey >> thank you for joining us. here's what's coming up on the show. the u.n. says its inspectors should be allowed to complete their mission in syria before any us-led attack. >> britain wants the un security council to approve military action but says talks could take several days more. >> the united states marks 50 years since martin luther king's famous speech. >> the un's secretary-general is calling on the u.s. am a britain, and france to live weapons inspectors more time to do their work in syria. after discussions today, russia called the british initiative premature. >> the u.s. says it has intercepted communications that prove the assad government was behind a chemical attack. but the syrian ambassador to the united nations denies the charges and says the u.n. inspection will prove it was in fact rebels who launched gas attacks. >> meanwhile, people in damascus are stocking up on supplies out of fears that any u.s. attack would hit civilian areas. >> the u.n. inspectors have resumed their work in a damascus sub
PBS
Aug 21, 2013 6:30pm PDT
>> welcome to the "journal" coming to you live from dw here in berlin. >> thanks for joining us. our headlines this hour -- least 100 die in an attack, but near damascus, the government denies rebel claims that they used chemical weapons. >> he revolution unravels. a court in cairo orders the release of former egyptian president hosni mubarak. >> the soldier who leaked incriminating documents to the press is sentenced to 35 years in prison. we will go live to washington. >> the un security council has started emergency consultations on the latest allegation of chemical weapon used in syria. it's not clear who launched the attack just outside damascus that coincides with a visit by human investigators looking into previous charges that such illegal weapons were used. >> syria authorities deny claims by opposition activists that they were behind the attack in which toxic gases are said to have killed at least 100 people. we have to warn you that this next report contains very distressing images. >> the assad regime has only officially agreed to allow investigators to inspect three
PBS
Aug 3, 2013 4:00pm PDT
-- marijuana use is on the rise. >> and here's worse news. most teens probably don't realize what they're risking. scott reports. >> i wish i had an easy job like you have. >> you have the easiest job on earth. you smoke all day! >> [ laughs ] >> in the movies, getting high is often played for laughs. >> in the next couple of hours, i expect the both of us to be blitzed out of our skulls. [ both laugh ] >> but what's not funny is that many of us may be under the influence of a misconception. >> no, i don't think a person is harmed by smoking pot. >> it doesn't really do serious damage, not like tobacco. >> we think that the data shows that one of the main contributors to increased use is the reduction in the perception of risk. >> dr. baler talks like a government scientist because he is one, but he's also a dad. >> so i tend to talk to my daughter about why kids are attracted to these things. after rolling her eyes, she tells me that what kids look for is really natural things because they perceive that they are less dangerous. >> yes, marijuana that comes from a plant natural, but th
PBS
Aug 27, 2013 6:30pm PDT
>> welcome to the "journal" coming to you live from dw in berlin. >> thanks for joining us. here's what's coming up in the show -- serious denies using chemical weapons and says it will defend itself with all means available if the u.s. prepares for action -- serial -- syria denies using chemical weapons. parts of china continue seeing the worst flooding in more than a century. >> the obama administration says it is convinced that damascus has used chemical weapons. the white house also says president barack obama has not yet made any decision on military action but that removing president bashar al- assad from power would not be one of its goals. >> the american military says it is prepared to strike at any time, and it is awaiting orders from the president. cyprus will be awaiting any error attacks. >> iran has warned that any military action to threaten regional stability. serious -- syria says any attack would be a violation of international law. >> bashar al-assad's government strongly denies any charge that it used chemical weapons. the foreign minister says no government i
PBS
Aug 23, 2013 6:30pm PDT
carefully, u.s. president barack obama calls a possible chemical weapons attack in serious this week troublesome. >> in germany, consumers are shopping. the tax man is happy. >> well, in the ease of prayers, they were blasted into death. dozens of people in lebanon died friday when car bombs exploded outside to mosques. >> it happened in the northern city of tripoli and marks the biggest escalation of sectarian violence since the war began in serious two years ago. >> we will go live to beirut in just a moment, but first, our report on the blast, and many viewers may find the images disturbing. >> cctv footage shows sunnis praying in central tripoli moments before a car bomb explodes outside. people rush to escape falling debris. smoke billowed from the car which concealed the bomb. passersby tried to extinguish the flames and help the wounded. almost at the same time, a bomb exploded near tripoli's port about two kilometers away. authorities suspect the blast were coordinated terror attacks designed to deepen sectarian divisions in lebanon. dozens of people were killed and hundreds
PBS
Aug 7, 2013 6:30pm PDT
>> hello and welcome to "the journal." >> thanks for being with us. coming up on the show -- >> no solution. egypt's president says that efforts to in the diplomatic crisis have failed. >> the meeting off. barack obama cancels meeting with vladimir putin. >> and the plight of african american -- the plight of afghan refugees. >> egypt felt military led government says diplomatic efforts to resolve the political crisis have failed. following efforts by the european union and the united arab intimates to defuse the crisis, and the u.s. are among the latest to try to break the deadlock. >> egypt has experienced renewed violence and turmoil over the last month since the military overthrew mohamed morsi, the leader of the muslim brotherhood. the political crisis in the arab world's largest nation is at a deadly new phase. >> the interior prime minister cannot be swayed even by john mccain and lindsey graham. the report blames the contraction on the muslim brotherhood. that is the official version. not everyone agrees. >> the negotiations failed because neither side was ready to
PBS
Aug 19, 2013 6:30pm PDT
financial deaths left by a western countries. >> earlier we spoke to our correspondent and she told us more about possible action from the eu. >> foreign ministers will convene on wednesday to discuss several options that are on the table, most importantly a package in which the european union promised last year. that could be frozen. the economic leverage is limited in this case because much of the aid has already been stopped or frozen to some extent because of a lack of use. the eu is talking about various options. we will know more on wednesday. >> the white house, in other news, is moving into damage control mode in the latest turn in the edward snowden affair. >> british authorities are facing increasing pressure to explain why they use post 9/11 terrorist loss. >> he is a partner and the journalist exposing the widespread spying on millions of everyday people by american and reddish intelligence units. >> he finally arrived back in brazil after his ordeal. he was retained for nine hours. police seized his laptop and mobile phone. he reacted angrily to the behavior of the british. >>
PBS
Aug 12, 2013 6:30pm PDT
>> hello and welcome to "the journal." >> thank you for joining us. coming up in the show -- >> a promise from the nsa -- germany's top intelligence minister says the u.s. has offered adeal great >> could israel a someone's doom peace talks before they begin? >> and the row between britain and spain over gibraltar is heating up. london is sending out warships area -- warships. >> aagreement between the u.s. and germany -- it could be the latest result of edward snowden's revelations about mass surveillance by the nsa. >> today, the man who oversees intelligence in angela merkel's government says washington offered this deal to try to allay german peoples fears that their text and phone calls are being spied spied on by foreign agency. he appeared for the second time in front of a lawmakers committee. >> it has been dominating the headlines just six weeks before national elections in germany. now the government is hoping this new pledge will neutralize the issue. >> the government's chief of staff was grilled for six hours on the nation -- on the nature of german collaborat
PBS
Aug 15, 2013 6:30pm PDT
>> welcome to the "journal" on dw. >> thanks for joining us. coming up, a powerful car bomb hits southern beirut. at least or teen are dead in a stronghold of the militant group hezbollah. >> the crisis in egypt. global condemnation as cairo admits more than 500 were killed in the violence. >> politicians remember world war ii. >> it's the biggest attack of its kind in southern beirut in a generation. at least 14 people were killed and more than 100 wounded as a car bomb blew up in a stronghold of the militant group hezbollah. >> the attack comes just weeks after another bombing in the area wounded 50. the violence adding to fears that lebanon is being sucked into the civil war in neighboring syria. >> we talk about that with a correspondent in beirut in a moment, but first, this report on today's attack. >> the blast ripped through a southern suburb of the lebanese capital wreaking havoc. ambulances rushed to the scene to tend to the dozens of casualties and transport them to hospitals. cars were ablaze and people were trapped in nearby burning buildings. authorities said it cou
PBS
Aug 9, 2013 6:30pm PDT
to defrost -- russia and the u.s. and high-level talks that feel like the cold war. we will go live to washington. >> caught in someone else's war -- how the conflict in syria is taking its toll on the country's children. >> and bundesliga is back. bayern kick off the german soccer season. there is a chill in the air and it has people reminiscing about the cold war. >> foreign ministers from the united states and russia met in washington. their mission -- to bridge the differences that have stopped talks between their bosses. >> u.s. president barack obama canceled plans to meet russian president putin next month. >> what sounded like a slap at obama, the russian prime minister told reporters it is time for the u.s. and russia to work together as grown-ups. >> he came to washington with a long list of issues. up for discussion, afghanistan, iran, and north korea, arms control, and human rights. both sides were ready for open and frank talks, but on this day, one issue overshadowed all the rest. >> it's no secret that we have experienced some challenging moments. obviously not just o
PBS
Aug 30, 2013 6:30pm PDT
against the government's agricultural policies. >> u.s. president barack obama says he has made no final decision on airstrikes against syria over the alleged chemical attack last week. he said a wide range of options are still being considered. >> he said whatever decision he made, there would not be any, quote, american boots on the ground. >> both listen to what he had to say a few minutes ago. >> i have had my military and our team look at a wide range of options. we have consulted with allies, with congress. we have been in conversations with all the interested parties. in no event are we considering any kind of military action that would involve boots on the ground. we are looking at the possibility of a limited act that would help make sure that not only syria, but others around the world understand that the international community cares about maintaining this chemical weapons ban and norm. >> that is president barack obama talking a few minutes ago cross over to washington, and to our correspondent there. we heard an excerpt of what president obama had to say. what do you make of
PBS
Aug 1, 2013 6:30pm PDT
austerity that came in with his successor, mario monti. >> berlusconi has charisma. he makes us believe in the future. he is like a rubber raft people can hold onto so they do not get sucked under. >> despite dozens of indictments ranging from corruption to tax fraud and sex scandals, until now, berlusconi had managed to come away clean he was named prime minister four times beginning in 1994. >> i'm doing this less for personal motives than out of concern for my country. there has been a big shift here with all the manipulation and corruption scandals, the old lyrical class has disappeared. >> berlusconi also sought the spotlight on the international stage. in 2003, he sent italian troops to iraq. >> there are people like me working to boost italy's international prestige, and then there are other people people who want to discredit italy. >> but berlusconi's flair for drama did not do much to help rome's reputation. he responded sharply to criticism from german representative monte schultz, now president of the european parliament. >> i know there is a movie being made in italy about
PBS
Aug 6, 2013 6:30pm PDT
for joining us. a court in hungary has convicted for right-wing extremist for murders in 2008 and 2009. three received life sentences and a fourth man got a 14-year sentence. >> hon. officials have been accused of moving slowly to investigate the crimes -- hungarian officials have been accused of moving slowly. >> hostility toward minorities has grown in hungary in recent years. a far-right party has become the third largest in parliament. >> the men shot dead one victim was she was sleeping. they also set a house on the buyer. and those inside tried to escape, they shot dead a child and his father. >> the accused are guilty as charged. they are sentenced to life in prison without parole. >> she is the mother of the man killed while fleeing his burning home. she says authorities botched investigations. >> there are many strange things about this case. the problem is that little things that could have turned up more clues were not examined properly. many say the sentence has not delivered justice and will do nothing to ease tensions. the tension is palpable where the town council recently cut
PBS
Aug 5, 2013 6:30pm PDT
>> hello, and welcome to the journal coming to you from berlin. >> thanks for joining us. >> a turkish court hands down a controversial verdict, hundreds accused of plotting a coup. >> new zealand apologizes after bacteria is found in baby milk powder. >> the first taste of the new kind of a burger that is grown in a lab. thanks for being with us. a court in turkey has sentenced an army chief and other officers to life in prison -- in prison for planning a coup years ago. >> lawyers, academics, and journalists accused of trying to overthrow the turkish government. >> we will go live to assemble in just a moment but first, this report. >> teargas, grenades, and water cannons. they moved in against the demonstrators that wanted to protest against the verdict in the trial. >> ha 1 kilometer court raid. 275 defendants were sentenced to long jail penalties. the court saw him as the ringleader of the coup. supporters called the trial and legal force. they say he he is trying to influence rivals. >> if you're trying someone for being a member of a terrorist organization, you're
PBS
Aug 17, 2013 4:00pm PDT
from things we eat and wear. >> so join us now for this week's "teen kids news." >> welcome to "teen kids news." i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm siena. we'll start with our top story. >> when is a game not a game? when it starts to take over your life. tyler reports on how to recognize video game addiction and what to do about it. >> today, bobby is on his way to college, but when he was in junior high school, his only goal seemed to be getting the highest score. >> sometimes i would lose myself in the game. >> we would we see him there all day. he would, you know, stop for meals, come down, shovel food in, and run back upstairs again. >> bobby's mom feared that he was becoming addicted to playing. >> and it was like becoming engrossed in this other world. >> kevin roberts knows that video game addiction is possible. it happened to him. >> over 10 years, i played 14,000 hours of real-time strategy computer games. that's like having a job, another job, every year. i didn't achieve any of my goals. i had friendships that fell by the wayside. it was a real problem. >> kevin wrote "cyber junkie"
KRON
Aug 31, 2013 2:30pm PDT
serious condition. >> i'll introduce you to some u.s. marines who really "band" together. >> so join us now for this week's "teen kids news." >> welcome to "teen kids news." i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm siena. we'll start with our top story. [ school bell rings ] >> these fifth graders aren't going to gym or to lunch. they're on their way to a classroom with no walls and a lot of dirt. the classroom is a garden. here they're learning about planting and harvesting. >> kids just love coming out here and investigating and exploring, and we never know what we're gonna find when we come out here. >> today's big discovery was a pretty large praying mantis. >> mr. o'neil, i found it on a piece of milkweed. >> he's probably eating the milkweed bugs. >> but the main focus is on the vegetables and plants. >> can i smell it again? >> sure. >> [ sniffs ] i don't know. that smells just like basil, although it's purple. >> whether it's purple or more commonly green, basil is the main ingredient in the next stage of this project -- taking what they grow in the garden and using it in a recipe. >> we're maki
PBS
Aug 22, 2013 6:30pm PDT
us. coming up on the show -- the ousted egyptian president hosni mubarak out of prison. we will go live to cairo. >> a german parliamentary investigative committee delivers a damning verdict on the country's intelligence agencies. >> and china's once untouchable poitical star bo xilai is on trial with a guilty verdict all but certain. >> well, it is another strange twist in the crisis in egypt. the president who was kicked out of power and a revolution two years ago has been freed from jail. >> on thursday, a helicopter transported hosni mubarak to a hospital just a day after a court ordered his release. >> we will go to cairo for a reaction, which has been rather muted. >> these images of an 85-year- old former strongman, who, in a rather dramatic turn of events, reclaims his freedom. >> the helicopter flight lasted a mere few minutes. the news dismayed many egyptians. hosni mubarak was allowed to leave jail and enter house arrest while the country's democratically elected resident, mohamed morsi, remains in custody after a military coup. it's a blow to morsi's islamist supporters
NBC
Aug 10, 2013 1:00pm EDT
about. >> so stay with us. >> you may have seen the movie "school of rock." well, emily got a chance to visit a summer camp that gives teens a taste of what it's really like to be part of a rock band. here's her report. >> this is a home for kids that live and breathe music. >> welcome to school of rock in montclair, new jersey. >> check, check, check. >> as mark explains, this is more than just a summer camp. >> well, the school of rock is a year-round performance-based music program for kids age 7 through 18. >> campers are divided into bands based on instrument, age, and ability. >> first day off the bat, we teach them, you're gonna be with this band for a week. know each others' names, make friends, and communicate it, not just musically, but just with each other as friends. and then at the end of the week when they perform, it's clear that they've become friends and they're a band -- they're a real band. >> each band has a professional musician assigned as their coach and instructor. >> owen, you're gonna be going with phil in the red room today. >> what do you like better -- pl
PBS
Aug 20, 2013 6:30pm PDT
cameron's government. the main opposition party is calling for an urgent investigation into the use of anti-terror powers by security officials. the case of david miranda has stoked the flames further. he is the partner of the journalist at "the guardian" who published edward snowden's revelations about the u.s. and spying. miranda was detained for nine hours and then released without charge, but his mobile phone, laptop, and memory sticks were all confiscated. >> it was not one question about terrorism. not one. they asked me about my role in this nsa document story. >> david miranda is now taking legal action over the incident. >> meanwhile, the man behind the biggest leak of classified documents in u.s. history is to learn his fate. a military judge in maryland has begun deliberating was sentenced to give bradley manning. >> he could be jailed for up to 90 years after being convicted last month on 20 offenses including espionage and stealing protected information. he passed hundreds of thousands of military and automatic documents onto the whistleblowing platform wikileaks, inclu
PBS
Jul 31, 2013 6:30pm PDT
has been closely following the story for us. thanks so much for being with us. is the defense minister officially now off the hook? >> he certainly is for now. he is all but certain to remain defense minister, at least until election day, he did have to admit today that he at the very least added to the confusion surrounding which information he received when. he first appeared before the defense committee of the parliament last june, and that is when he said that he first heard about problem's in march of that year and then had not received any information until may of 2013, which is also when this project was terminated. during the process of this committee over the past two weeks, we actually saw a written evidence and papers that he signed off on where he was warned that this carried severe financial and technological risks. as i say, he regretted this, so his reputation as the picture- perfect minister who has everything under control including the -- the information flow within his own ministry has certainly taken some damage. >> of course, he is a very close ally of chancellor m
PBS
Aug 2, 2013 6:30pm PDT
% in the transit zone. this is the only picture of him getting into a car at the airport. the u.s. has said it is disappointed by the decision to grant him temporary asylum. what about the technology behind the spying? let's bring in our technology expert. just how close would you say is the cooperation between intelligence agencies" permissions? >> it is getting closer every day as we follow the story. there is a reason that goes beyond the sale of customer and data to basically anybody. we are living in the information society and information has become currency. infrastructure has become commodity. this is built by commercial enterprises. it is heavily regulated i governments and government agencies. there might be pressure for companies to comply. >> how can we as normal citizens keep an eye on what is happening to us? >> by following the news program and on the other hand there are institutions, people who have been commissioned with watching over our privacy. but the power of these people does not go much farther than filing lawsuits against violators of privacy and advising politicia
PBS
Aug 13, 2013 6:30pm PDT
us. coming up in the show -- >> israel releases the first group of palestinian prisoners ahead of he's talks starting tomorrow. >> germany's much vaunted railway system rides to a standstill. >> a chinese businessman gets cold "share us the papers or tear your pen heist -- penthouse paradise down." we begin in the middle east where israel has begun releasing 26 palestinian prisoners. they are the first group of more than 100 being freed as part of a deal ahead of peace talks due to begin on wednesday. >> earlier, the israeli high court rejected a last-minute appeal against the release of the prisoners. it was launched by relatives of some of the victims. for relatives of the prisoners themselves, it is reason to rejoice. >> this house has been decorated by -- for a homecoming. jamil is being released after 21 years in an israeli jail. >> i'm very happy. thank odd. i'm happy my father is coming back after 21 years. when he got arrested, i did not know him. i never saw him outside prison at all. >> israel is divided about the decision by the supreme court. protesters at this demonstrat
PBS
Aug 10, 2013 4:00pm PDT
for starting your own service project. >> i il l owowououow ford is using virtual reality to prevent real accidents. >> why does a state put a beehive on its flag? i'll have the buzz. >> they're called going dark, but these teen rockers are sending a positive message. >> so, join us now for this week's "teen kids news." >> welcome to "teen kids news." i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm siena. we'll start with our top story. >> if you think you're too young to do something about the problems our world faces, get ready to think again. diyu reports there's an organization that's ready to help you help others. >> planting a community garden in the middle of a city... delivering food to a soup kitchen... or cleaning up a street near a school in faraway india... programs like these have two important things in common. they're run by people like you and me, and they got a helping hand from youth service america, y.s.a. >> y.s.a. is a global nonprofit that reaches out to young people around the world, now in over 106 countries, and asks them to change the world. >> i help the senior citizens locally through
PBS
Aug 24, 2013 4:00pm PDT
need to know... >> how to properly use things like whistles and horns and things like that so that you're able to notify people if something happens to you. >> correct. and depending on the type of water craft you're using, you may also need a fire extinguisher, flares... >> you open it up, load the cartridge in, close it, make sure you don't point it at anyone, and keep your finger off the trigger until you're ready to fire it. go over and you'd fire. >> ...and other safety equipment on board with you. [ air horn blows ] here are some more safety tips from the american boating association. know your boat. that means really understand how to operate it. learn the rules of the road. even though you're on water, it's very much like driving a car. you need to know who has the right of way and who must yield, as well as the legal speed limits. and before setting out, always check the weather forecast for the entire day ahead. some states require you to take a course before operating certain kinds of boats. but even if it's not the law where you are, experts still encourage every boater to
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Aug 14, 2013 6:30pm PDT
recession in u.s. history. the focus of world news today is the middle east and we will be looking at the latest attempt to restart the peace process in a few minutes, but first to egypt which has again become a scene of what shed -- of bloodshed and chaos. military backed forces have cracked down on supporters of ousted president mohamed morsi. >> they have cracked down on settlements where pro morsi supporters have gathered for about a month area -- for about a month. >> the events are sparking global outrage. >> egyptian security forces and supporters of ousted resident mohamed morsi fight running battles in the streets of cairo. authorities say they are "mopping up." but the standoff appears far from over. >> they are firing at us with live ammunition. the army is firing at us. you hear those shots? >> security forces began clearing protest camps at dawn. one in eastern cairo and the other in the west of the city. they told demonstrators to leave the camps before hand, but most refuse to go. then security forces moved in, backed by armored cars and old users. police initially f
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Aug 8, 2013 6:30pm PDT
not believe it. they called us in the middle of the night and said, "the at the airport at 6:00 and you are on a plane." we are very happy to be here. we will be here for three weeks on safari. >> flights are being handled by the domestic terminal. passengers are also being processed in makeshift tents. the airport is east africa's biggest transport hubs and normally deals with some 16,000 passengers a day according to official figures. investigators are sifting through the remains of the international terminal. >> we are receiving assistance in the investigations from other agencies, international agencies . we want a full investigation on what happened yesterday. >> the government is keen not to waste any time with kenya's he tore his in season just getting under way. >> across the muslim world, festivities are being held to mark the end of the holy month of ramadan. >> celebrations bring together family and friends, and many travel long distances to be with their loved ones to mark this important holiday in the muslim calendar. >> in bangladesh, tens of thousands of people have been
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Aug 29, 2013 6:30pm PDT
week. >> the white house has said any u.s. response would be limited and rejected comparisons of the invasion with iraq. washington said any action it takes would be based on national security needs. >> in london, a big cameron has been laying out his case for military intervention as parliament there debates the issue. >> lively debate in london's house of commons as lawmakers debate whether britain should intervene with military measures in syria. prime minister david cameron said the use of chemical weapons in syria demanded a strong response. he said britain would exhaust all the options but warned that his government was not prepared to insist on unanimous support. >> you could have a situation in a country where it's country was literally annihilating people in the country, but because of one veto on the security council you would be hampered from taking any action. >> the opposition labor party is expected to vote against the government motion, which asks parliament to approve military action in principle. a second vote still be necessary to authorize a tax. that will n
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Aug 31, 2013 4:00pm PDT
. i'll tell you about astrology. >> so, join us now for this week's "teen kids news." >> welcome to "teen kids news." i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm siena. we'll start with our top story. >> bullies have always been around. just ask your parents and even your grandparents. but the internet has given bullies a powerful, new tool for torment. as scott reports, many kids are finding that the internet also offers a powerful way to fight back. >> you can now see them on youtube -- videos that show support for the victims of cyber-bullies, like this one. it's about a boy who's relieved to discover he's not the only one. >> ♪ i'm not alone >> hunter made the video with his classmate lauren. it earned them a trip to san francisco and a top award at the great american no-bull challenge. >> two years ago i was cyber-bullied. i wrote this song, "i'm not alone," which is what we hear in the video. it's a privilege to be able to be standing here to be able to be involved. the best is yet to come. thank you. [ crowd cheers ] >> kids around the country are invited to submit videos that they've produ
PBS
Aug 1, 2013 2:30pm PDT
for your towel exercise. so reach for your towel. we'll be using the towel for exercises to improve your posture and for abdominals, but let me show you something. if you cannot put the towel i don't want you to put it behind like that. i want you to put it in front. do everything in front. if this causes any pain, don't do it. okay? all right. here we go. you want the towel to be just about shoulder width apart. and then you're going to take it behind your head or in front. take a deep breath in. and feel that towel on the back of your head. and then breathe out and take the hands out just a little bit farther. and take it right behind the head. now pull in the belly button. bring your sitz bones together. everything. take another big breath in. and breathe out. and now let's take it all the way to the end. keep that towel taut. okay. can you feel your head against that towel? now turn. look in one direction so you can see your hand. and then look forward and turn. and that was great! okay. bring the towel in front now. and we're going to pretend that you're reaching for your seat belt
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Aug 16, 2013 6:30pm PDT
>> you are watching me "journal" on dw. >> thanks for joining us. coming up in the show, protesters defy the curfew in egypt. dozens are dead after another day of violence across the country. >> workers from the americana mine in south africa remember the victims and the 34 miners shot dead a year ago. >> ecuador gives exploration the go ahead and part of the amazon rain forest. we explain why. >> we start in egypt where another day of road tests has been marred by bloodshed. security officials say at least 60 people died in clashes nationwide. >> the violence erupted after thousands of people took to the streets and a so-called day of rage called by the muslim brotherhood to protest the hundreds killed in a police crackdown earlier in the week. >> confrontations continued earlier into the evening as supporters of ousted mohamed morsi defied curfew. islamist groups have called in and to friday's rally. >> the eu is considering measures in response to the violence, and concerns are growing that the unrest could escalate into an all-out armed confrontation. >> in a show of defiance, t
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Aug 3, 2013 2:30pm PDT
and shoot towards the tv. and pull back fast. 1, 2, and use your legs. pushing those knees out so you use your gluts. in. out. and in. out. and in. and in. in. open. open. cross. cross. open. open. cross. cross. open. open last time. little figure 8. stay down. down. sweep. and up. reach. back. the other arm. right over. pull those sides. never waste a chance to pull a little more. stretch and down. hoo. that felt good. strengthen up those quads. work the chest. now bend your knees. stomach tight. shift your weight around. so, we're going to just rock down, and in honor of susan, we're going to remove the sweater. so here we go. arms up. and into a nice front lunge. open your chest. you're gonna push one hand forward, tummy in so that your stomach supports the spine. forward. and forward. windmill. up. hand open. now you're gonna take your back hand... imagine you put a ball on this hand. so you're gonna lift it up, place it down. sweep. put the ball on the fronnd down. sweep around. place the ball on your front hand. so you're having to work right through your abs, your quads, and your b
PBS
Aug 2, 2013 2:30pm PDT
. and if not, you can use an imaginary ball. let's get started. sit and be fit made possible in part by vq actioncare.com, makers of the resistance chair. when you imagine your future, you wanted to be healthy and active. stay strong. 1-800-570-6220. "sit and be fit" is a creation of mary ann wilson, registered nurse, teacher and recognized leader in the field of fitness and healthy aging. mary ann consults with a team of medical and exercise specialists to bring you a fun and effective way to maintain functional fitness. >> mary ann: the exercise program you're about to do is effective for any age, but it was specially designed for anyone needing slow, gentle movement. all you need is a chair that touches your back while your feet are flat on the floor. if your back doesn't touch, put a pillow behind for that necessary back support. if you have your exercise band and towel, put them on the back of your chair. now, get ready to... "sit and be fit." >> hi. i'm mary ann wilson. i'm so glad you're here today. now, if you do have that ball handy, put it right behind your back to begin with and
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